This work is based on the author's landmark Historical Atlas of Indonesia (published in 2000) but has been expanded and updated with over 150 new maps, a new chapter, and other revisions and corrections. The result is a wide-ranging reference work for Indonesian history, consisting of a concise history of the archipelago in six chapters and a collection of nearly 500 maps.
Early Mapping of Southeast Asia follows the story of map-making, exploration and colonization in Asia from the 16th to the 19th centuries. This book recounts the fascinating story of how Southeast Asia was, quite literally, put on the map, both in cartographic terms and as a literary and imaginative concept.
This book deals with the historical development of South-East Asia (Burma, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines) from the earliest times to the present. All maps are coloured. The text places each map in its historical context, providing also lists of kings, presidents etc.